Part-1: Basic Science of Scars1. Wound Healing and Scarring2. Burn Wound Healing and Scarring3. Molecular Mechanisms of Scarring4. Genetics of Scars and Keloids5. Body Constitutions of Scars and KeloidsPart-2 Clinical Plactice of Scars6. Scar Evaluation (including JSW scar scale)7. Clinical and Pathological Diagnosis of Scars8. Acne Scar Prevention and Treatment9. Pediatric Burns and Scars10. Dermal Substitutes and NPWT for Burns and Scars11. Surgery and Radiation Therapy for Keloids12. Steroid Therapy for Scars13. Cryotherapy for Scars14. Laser Therapy for Scars15. Fat Grafting for Scars.
The purpose of this book is to discuss available treatments for "scars" and analyze their mechanisms from an international perspective.
"Scars" are now receiving considerably more attention internationally, because the topic of patients' quality of life (QOL) of patients has gained in importance. Total Scar Management highlights many "new" and "practical" topics related to scars such as various treatments for post-burn scars, traumatic scars, keloids and hypertrophic scars, aesthetic management of scars, reconstructive surgery of scar contractures, basic researches, etc.
Written by an international team of prominent experts in their respective fields, the book presents the latest and most helpful advances regarding "scars," offering a unique resource for all plastic surgeons, dermatologists, aesthetic surgeons, wound surgeons, wound healing specialists, and general surgeons who are interested in the aesthetic outcomes of their work.
Rei Ogawa, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor and Chief,
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School,
1-1-5 Sendagi Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8603, Japan